Christmas

From unique, affordable gift ideas to delicious holiday recipes, your Christmas planning starts here.

Holiday Stories: Merry, Silly Christmas
Holiday Stories: Merry, Silly Christmas

A tribute to Randy, who the family of Jenny Allen will never forget. A man who taught them a lesson… >>

13+ Things Your Mall Santa Won’t Tell You
13+ Things Your Mall Santa Won’t Tell You

Mall Santas share their secrets, and impart a few special tips for parents at Christmastime. >>

Easy and Festive: French Jelly Roll Recipe
Easy and Festive: French Jelly Roll Recipe

A simple, sweet dessert from The Art of French Baking, this jelly roll is stunning and perfect for… >>

13 Recipes for Easy Christmas Cookies
13 Recipes for Easy Christmas Cookies

Cute, colorful, cool. We have easy cookie recipes for everyone, just in time for Christmas. >>

Survive Holiday Stress, Hangovers, and Heartburn
Survive Holiday Stress, Hangovers, and Heartburn

The holidays bring cheer but they can also bring stress, hangovers, and heartburn. Here's how to… >>

Commonsense Advice for the Holidays
Commonsense Advice for the Holidays

Jeanne Marie Laskas provides etiquette expertise on topics like gift giving, neighbors, and getting… >>

The Coolest Gifts $20 Can Buy: Clever Holiday Presents for Cheap Prices
The Coolest Gifts $20 Can Buy: Clever Holiday Presents for Cheap Prices

13 really fun finds that each set you back no more than 20 bucks. >>

12 Funny Things Your Christmas Tree Says About You
12 Funny Things Your Christmas Tree Says About You

What your lights, be they multi-colored, white, or blinking, reveals to holiday company, plus the… >>

How to Save Major Calories on Holiday Desserts
How to Save Major Calories on Holiday Desserts

Here are a few simple ways to enjoy the sweet treats of the holiday season without overindulging. >>

Christmas Tree Safety Essentials
Christmas Tree Safety Essentials

Short of a gym membership, it's the surprise no one wants: the ornament-laden Christmas tree that… >>

The Well-Chosen Gift: 50+ Ways to Give the Perfect Present
The Well-Chosen Gift: 50+ Ways to Give the Perfect Present

These gift ideas let you match personalities with presents and help you put the head and heart back… >>

’Tis the Season for Fireplace Safety
’Tis the Season for Fireplace Safety

Nothing adds warmth and festiveness to those family gatherings like building a fire in a fireplace… >>

Molly the Miracle Donkey
Molly the Miracle Donkey

It looked like Molly the donkey might have seen her last Christmas after a tornado leveled her… >>

Should You Shop on Layaway?
Should You Shop on Layaway?

Think you don’t have the funds this fall to make big purchases? Maybe you do. Layaway is making a… >>

The Story Behind the Holiday Gifts We Give
The Story Behind the Holiday Gifts We Give

Find out why gift cards may be overrated and fruitcakes are more popular than you think. >>

5 Memorable Christmas Gift Ideas
5 Memorable Christmas Gift Ideas

We all know that finding the perfect gift around the holidays can be overwhelming, but that… >>

Can Your Heart Handle Christmas?
Can Your Heart Handle Christmas?

Winter holidays can wreck havoc on your heart. Here are 7 common questions about heart attacks to… >>

21 of the Worst Presents You've Ever Gotten
21 of the Worst Presents You’ve Ever Gotten

It's the thought that counts, but not with these awful gifts. >>

5 Holiday Dining Etiquette Tips
5 Holiday Dining Etiquette Tips

'Tis the season to celebrate dinners at home, dining out and, especially, raising a glass at… >>

5 Stories That Celebrate the Spirit of Giving
5 Stories That Celebrate the Spirit of Giving

Bicycles, warm coats, and strings of Christmas lights—these five stories celebrate big hearts and… >>